ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
928 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

DATE          SAT 11/22/14      SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14         TUE
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      20          38           2          32           1
TEMP                   25 22 20 23 35 37 29 17 11  6  2  7 27 32 25 16 10  6  2
DEWPT                  17 17 16 13 11  8  5  2  0 -1 -2  1  3  2  1  4  1  1 -3
MAX/MIN RH                   84          29          87          27          91
RH                     71 81 84 65 36 29 35 51 60 72 83 76 35 27 34 58 66 79 79
WIND DIR               SW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD                9  9  9 17 23 28 18 16 11  6  4  4 12 19 12 11  8  3  3
WIND GUST                          34 43                      29
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     10          10           0           5           0
SNOWSHWRS                    IS IS IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  4  5
15K WIND DIR            W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
15K WIND SPD           41 46 48 37 34 34 37 41 39 43 50 50 32 35 33 27 17 34 51
MIX HGT                <1  1  1  2  7 11  7  2  4  2  1 <1  6 12  5  1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR             SW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW NW  N NW NW NW SW
T WIND SPD              9 10 13 25 34 41 40 25 34 14  9  9 28 33 27 17 12  5  2
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR VG PR PR PR EX EX VG PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          37      12    46      16    50      16    48      16    47
TEMP          27 32 19   13 39 40 23   16 45 42 23   16 42 41 23   16 43 40
DEWPT          4  8 10    7 17 18 16   11 17 17 16   12 16 16 16   12 16 16
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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